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โ€œ๐˜ˆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ต๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ญ, ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜ช๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ.โ€โฃโฃ
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Most examiners will only give you one mark if you write the adverse effects of a medicine are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. This is because youโ€™re essentially saying one thing, GI upset.โฃโฃ
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However, if you write GI upset (n, v, d) and severe diarrhoea because of C. difficile-associated disease (CDAD), now youโ€™re writing two different adverse effects. And you didnโ€™t have to remember anything too new. This is efficient learning.โฃโฃ
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This is conveniently summoned up in the above counselling point:โฃโฃ
โ€ข โ€œA little bit of diarrhoea is normalโ€โ€“this is in reference to GI upset.โฃโฃ
โ€ข โ€œIf itโ€™s severe, see your doctor.โ€โ€“This is in reference to CDAD.โฃโฃ
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Note: All antibiotics are thought to increase the risk of CDAD, but the AMH only has, โ€œ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข. ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด.โ€ for the antibiotic clindamycin. This is because clindamycin has one of the highest risks of CDAD.โฃโฃ
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